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Baptisia arachnifera

 
Common name cobwebby wild indigo; hairy rattleweed
Family fabaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers yellow
Light sun
From seed scarify, germinate warm
detailed seed-starting info below

Endangered U.S. native species, endemic to just two counties in Georgia.I've tried growing it from seed on several occasions, but have never had them survive more than a year.

We're just trying this plant for the first time this year; it hasn't found a permanent place in our gardens yet. (click here for a full list)

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from HPS/MAG '08/'09 exchange. Sandpapered, Baggy 75F (53%G, 8-16d)
  2. Same seed as above. Sandpapered, baggy 75F (17%G, 17-21d)
  3. Seed from NARGS '21/'22 exchange. Sandpapered, baggy 70F (42%G, 10-22d)

Lower long-term viability than I'm used to for baptisias.


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